MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2002--U.S. Bancorp
(NYSE:USB) today announced that Jerry A. Grundhofer, president and
chief executive officer, and David M. Moffett, vice chairman and chief
financial officer, have signed and filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC) sworn statements regarding the accuracy of
the company's recent reports filed with the SEC.
Grundhofer and Moffett are complying well in advance of the SEC's
required signing date of August 14, 2002. On June 27, 2002, the SEC
ordered that 947 large public U.S. companies would be required to have
their principal executive officer and principal financial officer file
sworn statements regarding the accuracy of their company's recent
reports filed with the SEC. As required by the SEC's order, the sworn
statements filed today relate to the company's annual report on Form
10-K for 2001, quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the first quarter of
2002, proxy statement for the 2002 annual shareholders' meeting and
two reports on Form 8-K regarding the company's earnings press
releases for the first and second quarters of 2002. The company
anticipates filing next week its report on Form 10-Q for the second
quarter of 2002, which will be accompanied by certifications by
Grundhofer and Moffett in accordance with the recently enacted
Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
Grundhofer's and Moffett's statements filed with the SEC are
available for viewing at www.usbank.com.
Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp, with assets in excess of $173
billion, is the 8th largest financial services holding company in the
United States. The company operates 2,131 banking offices and 4,818
ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage,
insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products
to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the
Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key
banking benefits and services or customers will be paid for their
inconvenience. U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit
U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bancorp
Steve Dale (Media), 612/973-0898
H.D. McCullough (Analysts), 612/973-2261
Judith Murphy (Analysts), 612/973-2264
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BANKING EARNINGS
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp
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